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MBMBaM 306: Face 2 Face: Foggy Bottoms

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Here's a live performance from The Lincoln Theatre, in beautiful, humid Washington D.C.! Join us for a lengthy discussion on soupy gooses, a perplexing audience question about random acts of tap shoes and, of course, the live debut of MUNCH SQUAD.

CIPYD 46: Andrew WK and Jesse Thorn

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Andrew WK
Guests: 
Jesse Thorn

Oh my goodness! Are you ever in for a treat this week! First, we are joined by special guest host Jesse Thorn. Or, as we like to call him, THE KING. In Dogs We Met This Week, Allegra met some mystery window dogs and Jesse met some mystery flea market dogs! You're gonna learn all about Rat Terriers in this week's Mutt Minute! Plus, a bonus discussion all about children's books! In Dog News this week, a dog-centric senior prank that is somehow both harmless and funny! We are joined this week by professional partier and all-around super star Andrew WK! We talk to him about his childhood dogs, dogs on tour, meeting Lil Bub and so much more! You're not going to want to miss this one folks!

Bullseye: Rashida Jones & Ramiro Gomez & Lawrence Weschler

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Bullseye
Guests: 
Rashida Jones
Guests: 
Ramiro Gomez
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Lawrence Weschler

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Photo: Jason Merritt / Getty Images

Rashida Jones on Growing Up in the World of Celebrity, Absurdist Comedy and Her Youthful Dreams of Becoming a Judge

Rashida Jones was born into a showbiz family, but she didn’t always think she would follow in her famous parents’ footsteps. A love of acting lead to roles in shows like Parks and Recreation and The Office and for movie parts including The Social Network and Celeste and Jesse Forever, the later of which she also wrote. Jones currently stars in the TBS comedy, Angie Tribeca.

Rashida Jones talks with Jesse about playing absurdist comedy dead straight, her early dreams of going to boarding school and how those dreams contrasted with her jarring first impressions of Harvard University. Plus she tells us about her childhood experiences hanging out with Michael Jackson’s llama.

Angie Tribeca is now in its second season on TBS.


Photo: Jesse Thorn

Ramiro Gomez & Lawrence Weschler on the Invisible Service Community in Affluent Los Angeles and Negotiating Multiple Worlds

For artist Ramiro Gomez, the world of the haves and the have-nots are one and the same. His work focuses on affluent communities and their dependence on a community of immigrants, who become culturally invisible. The son of parents who were once undocumented immigrants, Gomez’s body of work has included re-imaginings of the paintings of David Hockney, with domestic workers re-inserted into familiar scenes.

Gomez’s new book, Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez was created in collaboration with Lawrence Weschler. For over twenty years, Weschler served as a staff-writer for The New Yorker and was the two-time winner of the Polk Award. He is the author of several books including True to Life: Twenty-Five Years of Conversations with David Hockney and A Miracle, A Universe: Settling Account of Torturers.

Ramiro Gomez and Lawrence Weschler sat down with Jesse to talk about Gomez’s experience as a male nanny, how the work of the painter David Hockney influenced his own art and what it’s like to exist in multiple worlds as a both a man of color and a gay man.

Gomez and Weschler’s book, Domestic Scenes: The Art of Ramiro Gomez is available now.

The Outshot: The Third Man

Jesse explores the fun, artistry and dark irony of the of the classic noir film, The Third Man starring Orson Welles and Joseph Cotton.

Stop Podcasting Yourself 429 - Paul F. Tompkins

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Paul F. Tompkins

Comedian Paul F. Tompkins returns to talk about his exhausting tour, Madonna movies, and inventing rap.

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Jordan, Jesse, Go! Episode 431: Spaghetti In My Hands with Hampton Yount

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Hampton Yount

Comedian Hampton Yount joins Jordan and Jesse for a discussion of what the word “choad” means, Jordan’s trip to the mob museum, and Jesse’s experience at the circus.

Ep 38: Malibu Picard (S2E13)

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When the Enterprise finds an IKEA shuttlepod floating in space, they (what else?) bring it aboard for a closer inspection. What they find inside is a very tan, extremely well-rested clone of Captain Picard whose body, unlike the original Picard, does not respond well to stimulants. How will Wesley (the boy?) tell them apart? What's the cost of a destroyed Galaxy-class starship? Why didn't Riker season his eggs before serving them? It's the episode where we bring booze to brunch!

The King of Dudes

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Shmanners

Hello Internet! Gather around and hear the ballad of Evander Berry Wall, The King of Dudes! First, let's talk a little about the evolution of the word "dude" and a little bit about the gender-fication of certain colors of clothes. Also, learn about the theory as to why men's clothes tend to be bland compared to what they used to be. Then we get into the story of Evander Berry Wall! Hear of his early life and how he achieved (and defended!) the title of The King of Dudes! Hear about his love of dogs and how WW1 changed his life. Bonus, we'll share some of Wall's own life and style advice! Enjoy!

One Bad Mother Episode 157: The 5th Genius/Fail Spectacular

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One Bad Mother

It's the week after Memorial Day and you know what that means! Time for another episode of One Bad Mother devoted entirely to your most epic listener calls. Join us as we celebrate everyone from the dad who cooked a needlessly elaborate meal because his fussy two-year-old was in a playdoh trance to the mom who somehow managed to hair-spray herself in the face while trying to compliment her children! Plus, the rants get REAL this week. And Biz reminds us that sometimes society's expectations for parents are contradictory and all we can do is try our best and have compassion for one another. Thanks to all our listeners for providing such amazing content for our show this week and every week! You're all doing an amazing job.

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Show Music
Opening theme: Summon the Rawk, Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Ones and Zeros, Awesome, Beehive Sessions (http://awesomeinquotes.com, also avail on iTunes)
Mom Song, Adira Amram, Hot Jams For Teens (www.adiraamram.com, available on iTunes)
Closing music: Mama Blues, Cornbread Ted and the Butterbea

Ross and Carrie Audit Scientology (Part 9): Getting the Boot

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You've waited, you've suffered, and here it is: the final episode of our Scientology investigation. Find out how David Miscavige and his team gently kick Ross out of a church rally, what happens when Carrie tries to go back to attend an anti-psychiatry event at the church, and which of them accidentally gets invited to L. Ron Hubbard's birthday party (and goes). Plus, a few facts from Scientology's past, their kooky anti-psychiatry museum, some book recommendations, the inside scoop on who the heck Xenu is, and your questions about our investigation answered.

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International Waters: Episode 75 #STOPCARING

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Matt, Dave, Bryan, Ella & Carrie
Guests: 
Matt Kirshen
Guests: 
Bryan Cook
Guests: 
Ella Smith
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Carrie Poppy

Bryan Cook, Carrie Poppy, Matt Kirshen and Ella Smith join host, Dave Holmes for underage drinking stories, awful Prince and Bowie covers and universe-crossing slash fic.

Bryan Cook wants to plug Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction and recommends Welcome To Night Vale.

Carrie Poppy wants to plug Oh No Ross and Carrie and recommends So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed.

Matt Kirshen wants to plug Probably Science and recommends Jesse vs Cancer.

Ella Smith wants to plug Hoff The Record and recommends My Dad Wrote a Porno.

Dave Holmes is on Twitter @DaveHolmes and hosts his live quiz show, The Friday Forty at LA’s Meltdown Theatre on the second Friday of every month. Dave would like to recommend Beach Slang.

You can let us know what you think of International Waters and suggest guests through our Facebook group or on Twitter.

Written by Sarah Morgan and Riley Silverman. Special thanks to outgoing writer, Asterios Kokkinos!

Edited by Christian Dueñas, produced by Jennifer Marmor and Colin Anderson.

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